Dorothy A. (Ouellette) Tuttle, 88, of Rochester died December 4, 2012 in Tobey Hospital, Wareham. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Tuttle and the daughter of the late Dona J. and Hazel L. (Stride) Ouellette
She was born in Rochester and lived there all for her life.
Mrs. Tuttle was the owner of Tuttle’s Canvas Shop for many years.
She was a member of the First Congregational Church in Rochester. She was a member and past president of the Council on Aging and the AARP, Treasurer of the Senior Club and President of the Friends of Rochester Seniors all in Rochester.. She was the coordinator of the walking group. She loved bowling, playing whist and other card games, and she enjoyed working on crafts and raising money for the Rochester Council on Aging. She also enjoyed camping, walking, going to yard sales, knitting and collecting teddy bears and dolls.
Her family would like to thank the many loving and caring personal care attendants who cared for their mother, they are forever grateful.
Survivors include her daughters, Elisabeth St. Don of Punta Gorda, FL, Nancy Boutin of Rochester, Sandra Travers of Mattapoisett and Lesley Tuttle of Plymouth; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren; several nephews and nieces. She was the sister of the late Roger, Leslie, and Dona Ouellette. She was predeceased by her long time companion, Bud Harding.
Her memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Rochester Council on Aging, Dexter Ln., Rochester.
Honor Dorothy’s memory with a contribution to the Rochester Council on Aging, 67 Dexter Ln., Rochester, MA 02770. Funds will benefit the supportive day program and building fund.
Arrangements are by the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. For directions and online guestbook, visit: www.ccgfuenralhome.com .